ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ADRIJA PAUL, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

XIM University | Bhubaneswar, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6

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" Adrija loves to work for rural development and providing opportunities to underprivileged ones. Through platforms like Millennium Fellowship, she wants to bring the changes she desires to see in the new world. She has been a part of such fellowships for the past three years and would like to carry them forward. She is extremely delighted to be a part of the huge MCN team, a dream for many, and mine to live in. I cannot wait for this journey to kickstart and give me experiences of a lifetime and help me touch as many lives possible and bring a sustainable change. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Inaayat

Project Inaayat is an initiative of students of XIM University, Bhubaneswar India; organised under the auspices and aegis of the Millennium fellowship, in co-ordination with United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). The project aims to advance Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good health and well-being and UNAI principle 6; commitment to human rights. The project name "Inaayat" is inspired by the team's noble intentions of kindness and compassion; realized by the trajectory of educational advancements and debunking mental health taboos. The team consists of Millennium fellows (from the Class of 2021), committed to educate, advocate and support the cause of mental health and well being (SDG: 3). Since their motto is "Your Story Matters", Project Inaayat creates platform for the students of the University and across to share their voices and organise awareness campaigning through webinars, competitions and interactions in their social channels.

About the Millennium Fellow

Adrija Paul, is a second-year student at Xavier Insititute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar. She is born and brought up in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. She has a keen interest in art and cultural activities. Adrija loves to work for rural development and providing opportunities to underprivileged ones. She is a graduate of Bharatnatyam (dance). A bubbly and charismatic Adrija will never fail to impress you with the two W s, i.e., words and work. She aims to become an economist one day along with dance as her side profession. Not forgetting that helping others brings the biggest smile on her face is why she is here and would be wherever she finds such opportunities.